British Airways new offer to Unite
Tuesday 29, June 2010
British Airways has made a new offer to Unite today in a fresh attempt to end the current dispute.
The offer includes two changes that are intended to address cabin crew concerns about their future earnings:
The offer also includes two years of guaranteed rises in basic salary from February 2011 in addition to annual increment pay increases.
The new top-up payment means all crew will receive a guaranteed minimum amount of variable pay, irrespective of the routes they fly.
Crew who are not members of Unite are being invited to accept the offer on an individual basis. Members of Unite who want to accept the offer are being urged to express their views to the union.
Bill Francis, British Airways’ head of cabin crew, said: “We have changed our offer in line with feedback we have received from crew and we genuinely believe that it can end this dispute – which is what the vast majority of crew and our customers want.”
The new proposal continues to provide existing crew with assurances about their future. These include:
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